Twitter adds ‘related headlines’ to embedded tweets

Twitter says, starting today, you’ll see “related headlines” appearing underneath tweets that have been embedded on websites. There’s some confusion about whether these headlines will appear on websites or not. Some people, like Jay Rosen, hate the idea of embedding links to other people’s websites. Journalists aren’t going to like this. Raise your hand if […]

Twitter adds ‘related headlines’ to embedded tweets

Roger Ebert, 1942-2013

“I believe that if, at the end of it all, according to our abilities, we have done something to make others a little happier, that is about the best we can do. To make others less happy is a crime. To make ourselves unhappy is where all crime starts. We must try to contribute joy […]

Roger Ebert, 1942-2013

How I stay productive

Fast Company asked me how I manage to be productive, which gave me a chance to explain how I use Evernote and Instapaper. Here’s their writeup: Dylan Tweney, the executive editor at VentureBeat, said Evernote, the popular note-taking and archiving service, is his go-to productivity tool. “I use Evernote to collect everything I might possibly […]

How I stay productive

Links for April 8th through April 9th

Links I posted to pinboard from April 8th through April 9th: While Everybody Was Flipping Out About Instagram-Facebook, AOL Closed Up 43% Today – Business Insider – While Everybody Was Flipping Out About Instagram-Facebook, AOL Closed Up 43% Today $AOL $MSFT by @MattRosoff South African Township Barbershops & Salons | Brain Pickings – A design […]

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Links for April 5th through April 7th

Links I posted to pinboard from April 5th through April 7th: Robot Cargo Ship’s Space Station Arrival: Big Pic : Discovery News – Looks like Ridley Scott science fiction, but real: Docking cargo ship at the ISS. Trojans, viruses, worms: How does malware get on PCs and Macs? | ZDNet – For new followers, I […]

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Links for March 21st through March 22nd

Links I posted to pinboard from March 21st through March 22nd: Tumblelogs – Just for me, this is Why The Lucky Stiff commenting on @jkottke's early, definitive post on tumblelogs: For High Tech Companies, Going Public Sucks | Epicenter | Wired.com – why we need a Long-Term Stock Exchange: "@wired: For High Tech Companies, Going […]

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Links for March 18th through March 21st

Links I posted to pinboard from March 18th through March 21st: Twitter – OMG Twitter predicted by teh Bible!! Got it exactly right, too. Design case study: iPad to Windows 8 Metro style app – Nifty! RT @ryantate @dnanian: interesting study of one app expressed with iOS (iPad) and Metro: Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal – […]

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Links for March 17th through March 18th

Links I posted to pinboard from March 17th through March 18th: How To Convert a SIM to a MicroSIM with a Meat Cleaver! – Solutios – I am relieved to report that this how-to on cutting a SIM down to micro size actually works: Largely Unaltered Show Goes On for Fact-Challenged Apple Monologist | Gadget […]

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Links for March 16th through March 17th

Links I posted to pinboard from March 16th through March 17th: What do we mean when we say a poem is a machine? Part 7: Dara Wier « We Who Are About To Die – “Specs for this poem may be written down.” The Fact-Checker Versus the Fabulist – NYTimes.com – .@alexismadrigal @jasontanz worth reading, […]

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  Lloyd Reynolds | The Guild of Book Workers’ 100th Anniversary Exhibition – Retrospective Entries.

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Links for March 5th through March 14th

Links posted to pinboard from March 5th through March 14th: Congress still not satisfied with Apple’s privacy protections, requests briefing | VentureBeat – U.S. government still isn't satisfied Apple is protecting its customers' privacy in iOS apps. by @jbruin Party Like a Geek at SXSW – KDAF – On the difficulty of picking which parties […]

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Haiku on the radio.

I was very happy to appear on the NPR and WBUR radio program On Point last week, for an hourlong discussion of haiku with the host, Tom Ashbrook. Guests included Frogpond editor George Swede and economist Stephen Ziliak (the author of an essay called “Haiku Economics” in the most recent issue of Poetry) as well as myself. I’ve […]

Haiku on the radio.